Chance Was A Fine Thing

Robert Wallace
Robert Wallace has played the Highland bagpipes form boyhood. From Clydeside, he has won prizes at all the pipe gatherings and is one of Scotland’s major pipers. This record of traditional and recently composed pieces will surprise and delight those who have not previously experienced solo piping. Those who have will merely be delighted

  Side One

1. Highland Wedding and Jeannie Carruthers

2. Crossing the Minch and The Irish Washerwife

3. Piobaireachd (urlar) My King Has Landed in Moidart

4. The Barlinnie Highlander, Paddy McGinty’s Goat, The Geese in the Bog and Stuart Chisholm’s Walkabout

5. Maro Jef Ar Penven and An Dro

6. Calum Campbell’s Caprice and Abercairney Tom

7. Nellie’s Strathspey, Highland Whiskey, Mac An Irish, Barn dance, The Wig, The Whistlebinkies’ Reel and Devonshire Terrace

Side Two

1. Mac Donald of the Isles and Kitty Lie Over

2. Summertime

3. Mrs. John MacColl, Duncan Johnstone’s Strathspey, Dora MacLeod and John Morrison of Assynt House

4. The Lament for Ronald MacDonald of Morar

Produced by Robert Wallace for Claddagh Records.

Recorded live at the Scottish Pipers Association Club Dorchester Hotel, on May 27, 1982.